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featurecricket18 days ago

Champions League SRL | TKT vs CSK Evaluation Chart - Ambati Rayudu’s heroics enough to take CSK home

After going down to a Caribbean side earlier in the competition, CSK finally recovered from the defeat with a 39-runs victory against the Trinbago Knight Riders. For the Indian side, it was Ambati Rayudu’s 81 off 46 deliveries alongside an inspired bowling effort from Imran Tahir in the middle.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket18 days ago

Gayle, Pollard and Bravo - The First of the Immortals

'Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard? Lol. I have no respect for them. They sold their souls to play T20 cricket and look where they are now.' is what a friend of mine had to say about the two aforementioned players when I asked him about his opinion and perception of the duo.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket21 days ago

Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina pick combined MI-CSK XI; leave themselves out of the side

Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina, on Thursday, picked their combined Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings XI, one that included the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni and Matthew Hayden. The duo interestingly left themselves out of the side and instead opted to take up the coaching role.
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featurecricketa month ago

Champions League SRL | MI vs Stars Evaluation Chart - Pollard pyrotechnics propels MI to victory after initial hiccup

Kieron Pollard turned crisis man once again for Mumbai Indians, as his blitzy and responsible 59 runs ensured a five-wicket annihilation of Melbourne Stars in the Champions League SRL today. While Mumbai top order failed to make any big contribution, Pandya brothers’ cameo helped Pollard big-time.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa month ago

Champions League SRL | TKR vs MI Evaluation Chart - Inspired Ali Khan helps Knight Riders get past Mumbai

An inspired spell from Ali Khan kick-started the proceedings for the home side before the Mumbai Indians lower-order made a mess of their own. No hiccups were the order of the second innings as the openers Lendl Simmons and Sunil Narine helped TKR to a resounding victory over Mumbai.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa month ago

IPL SRL All-Stars | Game 3 - Pollard-de Villiers’ late blitz takes South to another victory

After succumbing to a defeat in the second game against the Northern side, South bounced back with a stunning run-chase led by their superstars AB de Villiers and Kieron Pollard. However, upfront, it was Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s bowling effort which restricted North to 183/3 after 20 overs.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 months ago

SRL 2020 | DC vs MI Evaluation Chart | Suryakumar Yadav helps Mumbai floor Delhi in one-sided encounter

Mumbai Indians breezed past Delhi Capitals in a rather one-sided encounter, with a gigantic batting effort followed by magic in the bowling department. Suryakumar Yadav’s late cameo of 49 runs alongside Krunal Pandya’s bowling wizardry sealed the deal for Mumbai in the Simulation Reality League.
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newscricket2 months ago

Players must use isolation amid COVID-19 to introspect careers, feels Kieron Pollard

West Indies' limited-overs skipper Kieron Pollard believes the forced break for players because of the COVID-19 pandemic is a good time to introspect about their careers. The coronavirus outbreak has, thus far, claimed over 12,000 lives and infected more than 250,000 around the world. 
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newscricket3 months ago

PSL 2020 | Kieron Pollard ruled out of PSL with thigh niggle

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has been ruled out of the ongoing edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) owing to a niggle he picked up in the T20I series against Sri Lanka. Pollard, who has played 501 T20s in his illustrous career, was set to represent the Peshwar Zalmi franchise in the PSL.
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newscricket3 months ago

SL vs WI | West Indies fined 40 percent of match fee for slow over-rate

West Indies have been fined 40 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against Sri Lanka in the first ODI in Colombo on Saturday. On-field umpires Paul Wilson and Ruchira Palliyaguruge, third umpire Marais Erasmus and fourth official Lyndon Hannibal levelled the charges.
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